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What does BAME stand for?

BAME stands for Black and Asian and Minority Ethnic

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Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) individuals are over-represented at every stage of the Criminal Justice System (CJS). Clinks works in partnership with BAME organisations to challenge this imbalance and provide tailored support to organisations working with BAME offenders.
Delete Blood Cancer UK*, the charity that recruits potential blood stem cell donors to help save lives, is launching an urban music competition with a difference. ‘Get Discovered’ is a movement of musical talent to improve the outlook for Black, Asian and minority ethnic communities (BAME) when it comes to finding matching blood stem cell donors. With far fewer patients from BAME communities than white in the UK finding the matching blood stem cell donors they need to save their life, the charity wants to increase the diversity of those registered to donate blood stem cells.
This week, former chairman of the commission for racial equality Trevor Phillips gave a speech in which he suggested that phrases such as black and minority ethnic (BME) and black, Asian and minority ethnic (Bame) have become outdated, existing purely “to tidy away the messy jumble of real human beings who share only one characteristic – that they don’t have white skin”. He said the acronyms could be divisive, and actually served to mask the disadvantages suffered by specific ethnic and cultural groups.
BMI: preventing ill health and premature death in black, Asian and other minority ethnic groups NICE guidelines [PH46] Published date: July 2013.
It reports that black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) people occupy 11% of jobs in the UK creative sector but the fair, more representative, figure should be 17. 8% because nearly a third of creative jobs are in London, where 40% of the workforce is BAME.